Windows Server / Cloud Engineer

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Windows Server / Cloud Engineer

Dublin City Centre / WFH



Ref: E9913SD

Job Description

Experienced Windows Server / Cloud Engineer required for a senior role with a leading client in Dublin City Centre. Full WFH capabilities for 2020. Excellent salary and benefits package on offer

Windows Server / Cloud Engineer

Job Responsibilities

The core business develops and operates a proprietary technology platform and IT operational services to an Exchange and distributed Broker network across multiple data centres and locations. It is a mission critical, high volume transaction processing environment where system performance and availability are critical success factors.


As Windows Server Engineer you will be part of a mature Infrastructure team that oversees the performance, availability, operational effectiveness and growth of the platform.


Much of the role is comprised of project driven work with some day to day support activities.  It is a is a highly technical role covering a broad spectrum of server and infrastructure technologies with a strong focus on Microsoft Server technologies, Servers, Linux(such as CentOS), load balancing (such as f5 Big IP LTM/GTM), HPE 3Par Storage, Cloud (Azure, AWS), Containerisation, Docker.


In time, you will also be required to cover an on-call support rota covering weekends and out of hours, with other team members.


Experience Required

The ideal candidate must have 3+ years experience and be expert in the following Windows Server Technologies

  • Windows 2012, 2016
  • Windows High Availability Solutions
  • Windows Virtualisation Technologies
  • Windows Clustering and MSMQ

Strong working expertise in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable:

  • Cloud Technologies/Azure/AWS
  • PowerShell scripting skills
  • Strong knowledge of Windows System Administration
  • Strong knowledge of Active Directory infrastructure and administration in a multi domain environment
  • Good understanding of web technologies & protocols e.g. TCP/IP and HTTP
  • Good understanding of networking (VLAN, Switches, Routing)
  • Experience with basic Linux support
  • Experience with some common monitoring tools such as Prometheus and Grafana
  • Experience with software development lifecycle and CI/CD tools e.g. Docker, Git
  • Exposure to Containerization technologies – Kubernetes/Docker Swarm for administration


Essential and Desirable Skills

You should also have

  • Minimum of 5 years hands on experience these technologies ideally in a 24 x 7 environment.
  • MCITP, MCSE, MCSA, MCSD or similar certifications
  • Strong team player attributes.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Analysis and problem solving skills

Educational Requirements

Degree Qualified

Working Hours & Benefits

  • 40 hours per week
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Educational Assistance

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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